Family Literacy Day Events 2018

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AB / Alb
Airdrie Public Library
2018-01-27 2 PM
111 304 Main Street
Airdrie, AB / Alb T4B 3C3
403-948-0600
January 27, 2018
2 pm
This annual event brings awareness to the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. Along with Community Links, APL will celebrate with fun early literacy and play stations.
Bonnyville Community Learning Council & Bonnyville & District Literacy Society
2018-01-25 6 PM
4801 - 52nd Avenue
Bonnyville, AB / Alb T9N 2R4
780-826-2150
January 25, 2018
6 pm
This event celebrates family literacy with interactive play stations, such as Pictionary, building family DNA, Shake & Groove musical movement, Snowman, Alphabet Creations, Lego, and BINGO. The event will start with introductions, and Readers Theater with local celebrities, followed by fun and games, a Book Walk ending with complimentary books and game prizes for attendees.
Bonnyville Community Learning Council & Bonnyville & District Literacy Society
2018-01-25 6 PM
Duclos School Elementary 4801 - 52 Avenue
Bonnyville, AB / Alb T9N 2R4
780-826-2150
January 25, 2018
6 pm
Family Literacy Unplugged Event is a fun and interactive celebration celebrating family literacy with diversity. Entertainment for all ages with Readers Theater, Pictionary, DNA Discovery structure building, Snowman, Music and Songs, activity stations, musical guests, Bonnyville Jr. A Hockey Team and local celebrities. Lots of family attraction passes, books and games prizes to be won.
Bonnyville Municipal Library
2018-01-25 6 PM
4804 - 49 Ave
Bonnyville, AB / Alb T9N 2J3
780-826-3071
January 25, 2018
6 pm
Our event will kick off with a reader's theatre, and then families can participate in an assortment of activities, including pictionary, a version of the word game hangman, sing-a-long, a themed bingo, crafting, and Lego. We also have a small selection of prizes available to win.
County of Lethbridge Community Learning Council
2018-01-26 2 PM
2014
Coaldale, AB / Alb T1M 1N1
403-345-6009
January 26, 2018
2 pm
Games, Songs, Crafts and more!
Cold Lake Community Learning Centre
2018-01-27 12 PM
Box 8249
Cold Lake, AB / Alb T9M 1N2
780-639-3134
January 27, 2018
12 pm
An afternoon of fun activities to celebrate Family Literacy in our Region. This FREE event began in 2003. Our generous community partners have given us donations to allow us to give away about 30 prize packages to our visitors. Our partners also join us and set up activity stations for the whole family. Go to www.coldlakelearns.com to find out more.
Cold Lake Community Learning Centre
2018-01-27 12 PM
Box 8249
Cold Lake, AB / Alb T9M 1N2
780-639-3134
January 27, 2018
12 pm
Free activities, games, entertainment, over 30 prizes and pizza. A spelling bee, a photo booth. A completely free event for families and kids or all ages.
Paintearth Community Adult Learning Council
2018-01-27 10 AM
Box 808
Coronation, AB / Alb T0C 1C0
403-578-3817
January 27, 2018
10 am
We are distributing a Mad Lib contest to the schools in the county as well as at the local libraries. Forms are also available on our social media platforms. Participants are encouraged to fill out the mad lib as a family and have fun with them. We then collect completed entries for a draw for some family and literacy-friendly prizes.
Didsbury Municipal Library
2018-01-27 1 PM
PO Box 10 2033 19 Avenue
Didsbury, AB / Alb T0M 0W0
403-335-3142
January 27, 2018
1 pm
We're going to Read S'more! Make s'mores over a fire pit in front of the library, and enjoy local celebrities reading their favourite stories. We will play s'more and learn s'more, with family games for all. We will wrap up our Canada 150 Family Reading Challenge. Families have been keeping logs of Canadian Books they have read throughout 2017 and will enter for fabulous draw prizes!
Drumheller Family Literacy
2018-01-27 2 PM
250 Centre St. Box 419
Drumheller, AB / Alb T0J 0Y0
403-823-8300 x 104
January 27, 2018
2 pm
We are having a Siver and Gold Carnival at the local Badlands Community Facility. Families are encouraged to come do all the activities, from a reading corner to water play and much more! When all the activities are completed they receive a book and snack.
Centre for Family Literacy
2018-01-28 2 PM
Robbins Health Learning Centre, MacEwan University 109 St & 104 Ave
Edmonton, AB / Alb T5J 4S2
780-421-7323
January 28, 2018
2 pm
Fun Filled Family Literacy Carnival - Wander from station to station at your own pace discovering fun activities that support literacy. Past activities have included making elephant tooth paste, being up close to a hissing cockroach, and building music shakers. Visit each of the eight stations and get your passport stamped so you can take home a free book!
Fox Creek Municipal Library/Fox Creek Community Resource Centre
2018-01-29 9 AM
501 - 8 Street Box 1078
Fox Creek, AB / Alb T0H 1P0
780-622-2343
January 29, 2018
9 am
We are having a Basket of Books contest during January. Read a book to enter to win one of 5 baskets.
Grande Prairie Council for Lifelong Learning
2018-01-25 10 AM
Prairie Mall 11801 100 Street
Grande Prairie, AB / Alb T8V 3Y2
780-539-6077
January 25, 2018
10 am
Join us for a Family Literacy Party! Come have FUN and learn together through games, crafts, play, singing and stories!
Hanna Learning Centre
2018-01-26 8 AM
401 Centre Street
Hanna, AB / Alb T0J 1P0
403-854-2099
January 26, 2018
8 am
We are encouraging the businesses in our town to support Family Literacy Day by joining our Read My Shirt Day. The businesses will buy shirts for their employees to wear on January 26th. They will write quotes or draw pictures on the shirt to increase literacy awareness. We will have StoryWalks throughout town and a play event in the evening!
Literacy for Life Foundation
2018-01-27 8 AM
3, 1204 10th Street SE
High River, AB / Alb T1V 2B9
403-652-5090
January 27, 2018
8 am
Family Literacy Day Bingo Challenge will last a month, beginning Jan 27th in the MD of Foothills. Available at all local libraries! Great prizes and family fun!
Henday Association for Lifelong Learning
2018-01-27 11 AM
5300 55St Close
Innisfail, AB / Alb T4G 1K2
403-227-2866
January 27, 2018
11 am
We are hosting a free family festival with food and literacy activities. We will also handout bingo sheets this week with activities families can do together and then return for a chance at winning a prize. We will have local guests reading stories, a video conference, interactive Manga demonstration with a guest from Japan and much more.
Innisfail Public Library
2018-01-27 11 AM
5300 55 Street Close
Innisfail , AB / Alb T4G 1R6
403-227-4407
January 27, 2018
11 am
Family Literacy Activities from 11:00am-2:00pm Manga Artist Teleconference BBQ Hotdogs for Lunch Special guest speakers to read to children from 2:00-3:00pm Red Deer College Maker Space presentation 11:00pm-3:00pm
Lethbridge Public Library
2018-01-27 10 AM
810 5 Avenue South
Lethbridge, AB / Alb T1J 4C4
403-380-7320
January 27, 2018
10 am
We will be doing a library wide event - across 3 branches, which includes the Bookmobile. We will have celebrity readers at all 3 locations, one of which will be our Mayor, with 9 community partners across 2 locations. Each community partner will be offering literacy activities for our visitors.
Okotoks Public Library
2018-01-26 11 AM
7 Riverside Drive West
Okotoks, AB / Alb T1S 1A6
403-938-2220
January 26, 2018
11 am
Let’s celebrate reading together with your favorite reading buddy. Join us for crafts, games, stories. Drop-in. No need to register.
Okotoks Public Library
2018-01-26 10 AM
7 Riverside Drive West
Okotoks, AB / Alb T1S 1A6
403-938-2220
January 26, 2018
10 am
Free drop in for all ages 10-5 pm. THREE EVENTS: 1. Read your fines away-every 5 minutes you read in the library reduces your fines by $1.00 (10-5 pm) 2. Celebrate with favourite reading buddy with crafts, games and stories (11-2 pm). 3. Family Friendly movie (2-4 pm)
Olds Municipal Library
2018-01-27 3 PM
5217 - 52 St.
Olds, AB / Alb T4H 1H7
403-556-6460
January 27, 2018
3 pm
Read for 15 - all day 12:00 noon until 5pm, Join us for a treat, stay, and read for at least 15 minutes and enter to win our Family Literacy Day Prize. Open to all ages. Cookies while quantities last. "If You Give a Mouse a Cookie" - free drop-in family story event. 3:00-3:30pm
Paddle Prairie Library/Early Childhood Development
2018-01-27 1 PM
PO Box 58
Paddle Prairie, AB / Alb T0H 2W0
780-981-3100
January 27, 2018
1 pm
Sign in to event, choose a book, and read for 15 minutes. Visit literacy stations: Playdough letters/words, Rhyme time; parents and children learn fun rhymes to say together, math master; learn about shapes, counting, matching and proportion, make literacy file folder games and a fun with words activity. Snacks and some book give aways.
Good Shepherd School
2018-01-26 12 PM
9810 71st Ave
Peace River, AB / Alb T8S 1R4
780-624-3432
January 26, 2018
12 pm
We have invited parents to come and have lunch with their kids and then we are having a book and game sale, with each item selling for 25 cents. Families will be able to find new books and games to take home and enjoy!
Pincher Creek Municipal Library
2018-01-26 2 PM
PO Box 2020
Pincher Creek, AB / Alb T0K 1W0
403-627-3813
January 26, 2018
2 pm
We are having a week long celebration of words, ending on Friday with a fun family oriented activity
Pincher Creek Municipal Library
2018-01-26 1 PM
PO BOX 2020
Pincher Creek, AB / Alb T0K 1W0
403-627-3813
January 26, 2018
1 pm
We are celebrating all week from January 22nd-27th. Different activities each day include: I SPY, Physical Lit. Games, Story Time, Craft Day, Cook day, and a final celebration on the 27th at our local Family Centre.
Pincher Creek Municipal Library
2018-01-22 10 AM
PO BOX 2020
Pincher Creek, AB / Alb T0K 1W0
403-627-3813
January 22, 2018
10 am
I SPY in the Library. Come in and see if you can spy all the treasures we have hidden in the library! While you're here, guess how many Jelly Beans are in the jar for a chance to win the jar!
Pincher Creek Municipal Library
2018-01-23 11 AM
PO BOX 2020
Pincher Creek, AB / Alb T0K 1W0
403-627-3813
January 23, 2018
11 am
Teddy Bear's Picnic - Come learn to follow a recipe, and enjoy a yummy lunch with your favourite teddy bear!
Pincher Creek Municipal Library
2018-01-24 10 AM
PO BOX 2020
Pincher Creek, AB / Alb T0K 1W0
403-627-3813
January 24, 2018
10 am
Shadow Play Story time
Red Deer Public Library
2018-01-26 10 AM
Downtown Branch 4818 - 49 Street
Red Deer, AB / Alb T4N 1T9
403-346-4576 x 2010
January 26, 2018
10 am
Family Literacy Day Storytime - All ages family storytime on the theme of play, learn and literacy. Following the storytime, we have partnered with Kimmotion Family Day Home who will give away brand new picture books to storytime attendees.
Red Deer Public Library
2018-01-27 3 PM
Downtown Branch 4818 - 49 Street
Red Deer, AB / Alb T4N 1T9
403-346-4576 x 2010
January 27, 2018
3 pm
Where the Wild Things Are Story Mob and Movie - To celebrate Family Literacy Day, all ages are welcome to come and create props for our Where the Wild Things Are Story Mob, and then all will read it together. Following the story, the movie Where the Wild Things Are will be screened with popcorn.
Red Deer Public Library
2018-02-26 12 AM
4818 - 49th Street
Red Deer, AB / Alb T4N 1T9
403-346-4576 X 5510
February 26, 2018
12 am
Celebrate Family Literacy Day and help us win the Read for 15 trophy: 1. Read ANYTHING for 15 minutes! 2. Let us know: * Use #readfor15rdpl on Twitter or Instagram. * Brag on our Facebook page. * Fill out our web form at www.rdpl.org. * Tell us in person. * Send us an email (readfor15@rdpl.org) or give us a call at 403-346-4576.
Red Deer Public Library - Timberlands Branch
2018-02-27 2 PM
300 Timothy Drive
Red Deer, AB / Alb T4P 0L1
403-346-4576 X 5500
February 27, 2018
2 pm
Read for 15 Storytime - Help us reach our goal of becoming Canada’s most “readerly” community by dropping in for a special Read for 15 storytime! Stories, songs, and prizes await!
Red Deer Public Library, Dawe Branch
2018-01-27 10 AM
Breathing Room Yoga Studio & Café 114-3215 49 Ave
Red Deer, AB / Alb T4N 0M8
403-346-4576
January 27, 2018
10 am
RDPL is partnering with Breathing Room Yoga Studio and Café for a special Family Literacy Day event, including a special FREE Yoga Playground Stretch & Story session for kids from 10 – 11:15 and the international #Readfor15 challenge. There will be library books on hand, book giveaways, and a book swap! RDPL will be giving out free library cards and info-to-go about upcoming family events.
Fultonvale School
2018-01-26 2 PM
52029 Range Rd 224
Sherwood Park, AB / Alb T8C 1B5
780-922-3058
January 26, 2018
2 pm
Each year our January theme is Fairytales. At the end of the month, we invite anyone with ears in the "Queendom of Prouse" to come to school and listen to us read some of our literary works and to celebrate literacy with us! Parents, grandparents and anyone who supports our ongoing reading development is welcome to join us and to celebrate our success thus far!
Spirit River Municipal Library
2018-01-27 1 PM
4824 - 46 Avenue
Spirit River, AB / Alb T0H 3G0
780-864-4038
January 27, 2018
1 pm
The library has come up with some wonderful winter themed activities based on a variety of books. Lets play I Spy, Word Bingo and Pictionary. We can build a snowman, make some snow paintings (depending on weather) and learn about winter animals.
Spruce Grove Public Library
2018-01-27 11 AM
35 Fifth Ave
Spruce Grove, AB / Alb T7X 2C5
780-962-4423
January 27, 2018
11 am
Keynote Speaker - Author Marty Chan 1:00-2:00 pm Special guest storytellers Games and activities throughout the day
Mountain View Communities Adult Learning Society
2018-01-27 12 PM
Box 2079 1601, 15th Ave.
The Excalibur Building Lower, AB / Alb T0M 0W0
403-518-7020
January 27, 2018
12 pm
This year we’re taking to social media with a Facebook contest open to residents of Mountain View, Rockyview, Kneehill and Red Deer. Share a picture of you reading with your child or how you ‘learn at play, every day.’ Visit MVCALS on Facebook; see top pinned post. We are giving away a Moonlite Storybook projector pack. Draw: Mon, Jan 29/18.
Valleyview Municipal Library
2018-01-27 11 AM
4804 - 50 Avenue Box 897
Valleyview, AB / Alb T0H 3N0
780-524-3033
January 27, 2018
11 am
We are having a STEAM-themed Open House to promote literacy using a variety of games, crafts, stories and activities for families.
BC / C.-B
Burns Lake Public Library
2018-01-25 2 PM
585 Government St
Burns Lake, BC / C.-B V0J 1E0
250-692-3192
January 25, 2018
2 pm
2nd Annual FAM-CON with many play-based literacy activities. Children will all receive a new book, pencil, bookmark, light refreshments, and crafts that they will make themselves at a variety of stations.
Alwin Holland Elementary School
2018-01-24 12 PM
10615 96 St
Fort St John, BC / C.-B V1J 3R3
January 24, 2018
12 pm
Our school will be hosting a family friendly "Read and Feed," with parents/grandparents/etc. invited to join the classes to read and snack all afternoon.
Eileen Madson Primary School
2018-01-26 1 PM
2001-15th Avenue
Invermere, BC / C.-B V0A 1K4
250-342-9315
January 26, 2018
1 pm
I am hosting an "open house" in our school library to invite and encourage students and families to drop by. They will have the opportunity to browse the collection, read and participate in literacy activities. I will also be serving hot chocolate for a treat!
Kamloops Early Language and Literacy Initiative
2018-01-20 9 AM
245 Kitchener Cresent
Kamloops BC, BC / C.-B V2B 1B9
250-554-3134 x 500
January 20, 2018
9 am
Our 12th annual Family Literacy Day event will have an Up, Up and Away theme this year. There will be a multitude of community partners hosting a variety of interactive stations, crafts, storytelling, face painting, physical literacy stations and much, much more. All children will pick out a book to take home and enjoy.
Langley Community Services Society
2018-01-24 1 PM
20766 80 Avenue
Langley , BC / C.-B 2VY 1X6
604-534-7921 x1406
January 24, 2018
1 pm
Through our Early Learning Program for refugee and immigrant families we will do literacy craft, story reading, rhymes and song singing. There will be a 15-20 minutes block for parents presenting about the importance of early literacy and sharing ideas about what parents can do to be comfortable reading to their children and helping their children to have life lasting enjoyment of books.
MRPMK Community Literacy Committee & Maple Ridge Library
2018-01-27 11 AM
130 - 22470 Dewdney Trunk Road
Maple Ridge, BC / C.-B V2X 5Z6
604-721-3738
January 27, 2018
11 am
We will host a festival with lots of fun and interactive activities. Showstoppers Academy will sing throughout the library, while a Family Dance Party will get everyone moving. Central to this event is a community resource fair that takes the concept of literacy to the next level, highlighting different traditional forms of literacy and the importance of community connections.
Vancouver Island Regional Library
2018-01-27 11 AM
Box 118, 310-2720 Mill Bay Rd.
Mill Bay, BC / C.-B V0R 2P0
250-743-5283
January 27, 2018
11 am
After a week of drop-in activities, we're going to celebrate Family Literacy Day with stories and songs about being together as a family. Followed by a craft!
North Vancouver District Public LIbrary
2018-01-27 10 AM
John Braithwaite Community Centre 145 W 1st St
North Vancouver, BC / C.-B V7M 1B1
604-990-5800 x 8118
January 27, 2018
10 am
Family Literacy Fair: Literacy is more than reading! Come and celebrate and explore all different kinds of literacy at this event co-sponsored by the North Vancouver Recreation and Culture Commission, the North Vancouver District Public Library and the North Vancouver City Library!
McLeod Road Traditional School
2018-01-25 8 AM
6325 142 St.
Surrey, BC / C.-B V3X 1B9
604-595-1060
January 25, 2018
8 am
We are having a school wide family reading time. Families will be invited to read together all over the school.
Surrey Libraries
2018-01-20 11 AM
10355 152 Street Guildford Town Centre - Centre Court
Surrey, BC / C.-B V3R 7C1
604-598-7338
January 20, 2018
11 am
Join us and many community partners to celebrate FLD at Surrey Kids Read with children’s storytellers and entertainers: Tony Prophet, Norden the Magician and Silly Suzie! Fun activities for kids of all ages at this free family event from 11-2. Special appearance by Surrey Libraries mascots Walter and Jazzy.
Terrace Women's Resource Center Society
2018-01-27 1 PM
4553 Park Ave
Terrace, BC / C.-B V8G 1V3
250-638-0228
January 27, 2018
1 pm
We are holding a literacy fair at the local mall with books, activities and tables set up.
Greater Victoria Public Library
2018-01-27 10 AM
3950 Cedar Hill Road
Victoria , BC / C.-B V8P 3Z9
250-940-4875 x 706
January 27, 2018
10 am
For children and their families; children under 3 must be accompanied by an adult. Kapow! Listen to stories and have your superhero questions answered by superheroes from Heroes Inc. Drop-in.
Greater Victoria Public Library
2018-01-27 10 AM
1759 Island Highway
Victoria, BC / C.-B V9B 1J1
250-940-4875 x 706
January 27, 2018
10 am
Everyone welcome; children must be accompanied by an adult. Join us for a StoryWalk®, where individual pages of a storybook, mounted on sign posts, are placed outdoors in a circuit. Children follow the narrative by visiting each sign post in sequence. After the StoryWalk®, join us at the branch for nature-inspired activities. Rain or shine; please dress appropriately. Drop-in.
Greater Victoria Public Library - Langford Heritage Branch
2018-01-27 10 AM
102 - 1314 Lakepoint Way, Langford
Victoria, BC / C.-B V9B 0S2
250-940-4875 x 706
January 27, 2018
10 am
Owl Tell You a Story: For young children and their families; children under 3 must be accompanied by an adult. Wrap up Family Literacy Week with us! This owl-themed storytime and craft promises to be a hoot. Registration begins January 2.
Greater Victoria Public Library - Nellie McClung Branch
2018-01-26 10 AM
3950 Cedar Hill Road
Victoria, BC / C.-B V8P 3Z9
250-940-4875 x 706
January 26, 2018
10 am
For young children and accompanying adults. A is for apple, alligator and astronaut — how awesome! Practice your ABCs with alphabet stories, then create alphabet art with an ABC-inspired collage. Supplies provided. Registration begins January 2.
Greater Victoria Public Library - Saanich Centennial Branch
2018-01-24 10 AM
3110 Tillicum Road
Victoria, BC / C.-B V9A 6T2
250-940-4875 x 706
January 24, 2018
10 am
For young children and their families; children under 3 must be accompanied by an adult. Join us for a storytime and make a simple storyglove to take home. Supplies provided. Registration begins January 2.
MB / Man
Morden Parent Child Resource Centre
2018-01-26 4 PM
Minnewasta School Gym
Morden, MB / Man R6M 1Z4
204-822-1231
January 26, 2018
4 pm
At the Family Literacy Day Carnival we will have booths for children to participate in literacy themed activities and games to earn a prize bag! We will also have face painting, a photo booth, sport demonstrations, guest readers and free hotdogs and granola bars!
Jake Epp Library
2018-01-27 1 PM
255 Elmdale St
Steinbach, MB / Man R5G 0C9
204-326-6841
January 27, 2018
1 pm
Jake Epp Library will be hosting a pajama party featuring local celebrity and author guest readers! There will be a snack of cookies and milk. All families are welcome!
Pluri-elles (Manitoba) Inc.
2018-01-26 9 AM
420 rue Des Meurons, unité 114
Winnipeg, MB / Man R2H 2N9
204-233-1735 x206
January 26, 2018
9 am
Pour mettre la journée de l’alphabétisation familiale à l’honneur, nous avons le plaisir de vous inviter à notre première distribution de livres de l’année 2018. Tous les livres, CD et DVD sont gratuits. Grâce à la générosité de nos partenaires, nous avons une grande variété de ressources en français à vous offrir : des livres de cuisines, de géographie, d’histoire d’ici et d’ailleurs, des romans, dictionnaires.
NB / N.-B
Talk With Me Moncton/Petitcodiac Library
2018-01-25 2 PM
Petitcodiac Public Library 6 Kay Street, suite 101
Petitcodiac , NB / N.-B E4Z 4K6
January 25, 2018
2 pm
Join us in a Book Hunt to celebrate early Family Literacy. All participating children will receive a free book!
Lord Beaverbrook School
2018-01-26 1 PM
113 Arran Street
Campbellton, NB / N.-B E3N 1M1
506-684-7556
January 26, 2018
1 pm
Parents and Grandparents will be invited to the school to participate in Literacy Activities with teachers and students. Guest readers will be invited to the school to read to the students.
Care 'N' Share Inc.
2018-01-27 11 AM
341 Main Street
Chipman, NB / N.-B E4A 2M8
506-339-6726
January 27, 2018
11 am
Our committee of 8 people are planning events for approximately 50 families. We are having a Family Reading Photo Booth, Child/Senior musical time, Snow Shoeing, snow sculptures, Grocery store scavenger hunt, crafts and games plus lunch.
Early Childhood Family Ressource Center of Westmorland Albert Inc.
2018-01-27 10 AM
86 Ste-Thérèse St.
Dieppe, NB / N.-B E1A 1S7
506-384-7874
January 27, 2018
10 am
Our family has invited some local authors (Féeli-tout and Jennifer McGrath Kent) along with our community language partners (Parle-moi and Talk with me) to offer free activities related to all facets of literacy (Oral, written and physical). The events will be in French from 10-12 and in English from 1 to 3. All are welcome.
Talk With Me Moncton/Family Resource Center
2018-01-27 2 PM
Family Resource Center 86 Rue Ste-Thérèse
Dieppe, NB / N.-B E1A 1S7
1-506-856-3617
January 27, 2018
2 pm
Join us in a Book Hunt to celebrate early Family Literacy. All participating children will receive a free book!
Elgin Playgroup
2018-01-24 10 AM
Elgin 1st Baptist Church 21 River Road
Elgin , NB / N.-B E4Z 2H3
January 24, 2018
10 am
Join us on a book hunt! We're going to find a BIG one, for Family Literacy Day. We know how! Every child will receive a new book.
Andrew & Laura McCain Public Library
2018-01-27 3 PM
8 McCain Street
Florenceville-Bristol, NB / N.-B E7L 3H6
506-392-5294
January 27, 2018
3 pm
We have a variety of activities planned throughout the day! 10:30 am - Family Story Hour 11:30 am - Cooking With Kids 1:00 pm - Public Art Consultation 2:00 pm - Canada 150 CD Launch 2:30 pm - Adult Craft (age 12 and up) paper basket weaving. 3:30 pm - 'Senior' Tea
Fredericton Public Library
2018-01-27 2 PM
12 Carleton St
Fredericton, NB / N.-B E3A 5P4
506-460-2806
January 27, 2018
2 pm
Join us for a fun art activity and stories by Barbara Reid, this years honorary chair of Family Literacy Day.
Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick
2018-01-26 10 AM
Beaverbrook Art Gallery 703 Queen St,
Fredericton, NB / N.-B E3B 1C4
506-457-1227
January 26, 2018
10 am
Families are invited to join the Literacy Coalition of New Brunswick and partners for a family literacy open house from 10:00 - 12:00 at the Fredericton Beaverbrook Art Gallery. This event will feature interactive activity stations. Families can also participate in a mini guided tour of the Art Gallery. Snacks and a take-home family literacy kit will be provided.
Talk With Me Moncton
2018-01-26 10 AM
Havelock School Library 4530 Route 880, Havelock, NB,
Havelock, NB / N.-B E4Z 5K6
1-506-856-3617
January 26, 2018
10 am
Join us on a book hunt! We're going to find a BIG one, for Family Literacy Day. We know how! Every child will receive a new book.
Talk With Me Moncton/Hillsborough Library
2018-01-26 2 PM
Hillsborough Public Library (Literacy Express) 2849 Main St., Unit
Hillsborough, NB / N.-B E4H 2X7
January 26, 2018
2 pm
Join us in a Book Hunt to celebrate early Family Literacy. All participating children will receive a free book!
Talk With Me Moncton/Memramcook Library
2018-01-25 10 AM
Memramcook Public Library 540 Centrale St., Unit 1
Memramcook, N.B. , NB / N.-B E4K 3S6
January 25, 2018
10 am
Join us in a Book Hunt to celebrate early Family Literacy. All participating children will receive a free book!
Moncton Public Library
2018-01-27 10 AM
644 Main Street suite 101
Moncton, NB / N.-B E1C 1E2
506-869-6000
January 27, 2018
10 am
Join us on a book hunt in English at 10, followed by a show by Art Richard at 11:30! For the whole family; no registration required. Nous aurons une chasse aux livres à 10h, suivi d’un spectacle par Art Richard à 11h30! Pour toute la famille ; aucune inscription requise.
Talk With Me Moncton
2018-01-23 2 PM
Port Elgin Regional School Library 33 Moore Rd
Port Elgin, NB / N.-B E4M 2E6
1-506-856-3617
January 23, 2018
2 pm
Join us on a book hunt! We're going to find a BIG one, for Family Literacy Day. We know how! Every child will receive a new book.
Talk With Me Moncton
2018-01-22 10 AM
Riverside Albert Health Center 8 Forestdale Road
Riverside Albert, NB / N.-B E4H 3Y7
1-506-856-3617
January 22, 2018
10 am
Join us on a book hunt! We're going to find a BIG one, for Family Literacy Day. We know how! Every child will receive a new book.
Riverview Public Library
2018-01-24 10 AM
34 Honour House Court
Riverview, NB / N.-B E1B 3Y9
506-387-2108
January 24, 2018
10 am
The Riverview Public Library will be hosting a family friendly storytime in partnership with "Talk With Me" to celebrate Family Literacy Day.
Crescent Valley Resource Centre
2018-01-17 6 PM
130 MacLaren Blvd
Saint John, NB / N.-B E2K 3G3
506-693-8513
January 17, 2018
6 pm
Family Game night, pizza, door prizes and lots of fun!
West Branch Library
2018-01-27 2 PM
621 Fairville Boulevard Lancaster Mall
Saint John , NB / N.-B E2M 4X5
506-214-3414
January 27, 2018
2 pm
Come to the West Branch Library and celebrate honorary chair, Barbara Reid. We will read Barbara Reid books and do a plasticine picture. Refreshments will be served.
Talk With Me Moncton/Salisbury Library
2018-01-27 10 AM
Shediac Public Library 3215 Main St,
Salisbury, NB / N.-B E4J 2K7
January 27, 2018
10 am
Join us in a Book Hunt to celebrate early Family Literacy. All participating children will receive a free book!
Talk With Me Moncton/Shediac Library
2018-01-23 10 AM
Shediac Public Library 337 Main St,
Shediac, NB / N.-B E4P 2B1
January 23, 2018
10 am
Join us in a Book Hunt to celebrate early Family Literacy. All participating children will receive a free book!
NL / T.-N.-L
Tricon Elementary
2018-01-26 1 PM
1 Barren Rd
Bay de Verde, NL / T.-N.-L A0A 1E0
709-587-2550
January 26, 2018
1 pm
We will host family literacy activities in the gymnasium.
Carbonear Public Library
2018-01-26 11 AM
256 Water St.
Carbonear, NL / T.-N.-L A1Y 1C6
709-596-3382
January 26, 2018
11 am
The library will be offering a special Story Time, open to all in the public to attend. Promoting the love of reading, singing, nursery rhymes and more.
Harbour Breton Public Library
2018-01-23 2 PM
Main Road North
Harbour Breton, NL / T.-N.-L A0H 1P0
709-885-2165
January 23, 2018
2 pm
Come out to the library with your little ones on January 23rd at 2:00 pm for a Family Literacy Play Date! Children learn a lot through play and they love to play with you! Toys, books and refreshments will be provided. Call the library at 885-2165 to register!
Harbour Breton Public Library
2018-01-24 6 PM
Main Road North 2nd Floor King Academy
Harbour Breton, NL / T.-N.-L A0H 1P0
709-885-2165
January 24, 2018
6 pm
Join in the fun with your family on January 24th at 6:00 for a Family Game Night at the library! Choose from a variety of games here at the library or bring along a favourite from home! Refreshments will be provided! Call the library at 885-2165 to register.
Hillside Elementary
2018-01-26 1 PM
37-41 Budgell's Lane Po Box 250
La Scie, NL / T.-N.-L A0K 3M0
709-675-2298
January 26, 2018
1 pm
We host an event for our families that starts with a read aloud by someone from the community and then we rotate around the school with our parents and take part in various centres that are literacy related.
St. James' Elementary
2018-01-27 9 AM
P.O. Box 2206
Port aux Basques, NL / T.-N.-L A0M 1C0
January 27, 2018
9 am
We will have a read aloud with the entire school. After, students will have a "karaoke" competition between four different teams singing along to a song, reading the lyrics. Later, families will come to the school to find a comfy place anywhere in the school and read with their children. There will also be a door decorating contest based on the theme "Learn at Play, Every Day."
Marjorie Mews Public Library
2018-01-26 10 AM
12 Highland Drive
St John's , NL / T.-N.-L A1A 3C4
709-737-3020
January 26, 2018
10 am
International Family Storytime! Join us and our friends as we share rhymes, songs and stories from all around the world. This is a family storytime best for children 0-5 and their caregivers. All ages welcome. Call 709-737-3020 to register
NS / N.-É
Paqtnkek Mikmaq Nation
2018-01-27 1 PM
Paqtnkek Community Center
Antigonish, NS / N.-É B0H 1A0
902-386-2048
January 27, 2018
1 pm
Families have the opportunity to read together, play games, have snacks, and make crafts.
Annapolis Valley Regional Library
2018-01-24 3 PM
236 Commercial Street
Berwick, NS / N.-É B0P 1E0
902-538-8060
January 24, 2018
3 pm
Read with the Valley Wildcats! Hang out at the library with Valley Wildcats. Read, draw, chat or play games with them. Space is limited. Please register online or call the library at 902-538-8060. **When AVRSB schools are closed due to inclement weather then *all children's* library programs for that day in that area will be cancelled.
Berwick and District Library
2018-01-27 10 AM
236 Commercial Street
Berwick, NS / N.-É B0P 1E0
902-538-8060
January 27, 2018
10 am
Drop into the Berwick & District Library January 27th for games, crafts and challenges. Simple and fun activities for all ages. http://www.valleylibrary.ca/event/family-literacy-day-learn-play-every-day
Annapolis Valley Regional Library
2018-01-27 11 AM
38 Queen Street
Bridgetown, NS / N.-É B0S 1C0
902-535-2665 x102
January 27, 2018
11 am
Celebrating Big Ideas on Family Literacy Day - http://www.valleylibrary.ca/event/big-ideas-family-literacy-day We are celebrating a new collection of books purchased for our Big Ideas project. You'll get to see our Big Ideas art piece, share stories, and more.
Annapolis Valley Regional Library
2018-01-27 11 AM
38 Queen Street
Bridgetown, NS / N.-É B0S 1C0
902-535-2665 x102
January 27, 2018
11 am
Big Ideas on Family Literacy Day We are celebrating a new collection of books purchased for our Big Ideas project. You'll get to see our Big Ideas art piece, share stories, and create your own art project. Mark your calendar for a celebration of stories, family, and community. Light snacks provided. All ages welcome.
Halifax Community Learning Network
2018-01-27 10 AM
P.O. box # 47058
Halifax , NS / N.-É B3K 5Y2
902-422-7648
January 27, 2018
10 am
On Saturday January 27th, the Halifax Community Learning Network will be at No Frills at 16th Denith Road in Spryfield to celebrate Family Literacy Day. Join us from 10 am to 2 pm to enjoy fun hands-on literacy activities, tips on family food fun and free book giveaways!
Annapolis Valley Regional Library - Hantsport
2018-01-27 10 AM
10 Main Street
Hantsport, NS / N.-É B0P 1P0
902-684-0103
January 27, 2018
10 am
Bored? Games! Family board games and lots of Lego! Stop in for a quick game, or linger over a game with family and friends. Play a tried and true or try something new. Everyone welcome! http://www.valleylibrary.ca/event/bored-games
Kentville Library
2018-01-27 10 AM
440 Main Street
Kentville, NS / N.-É B4N 1K8
902-679-2544
January 27, 2018
10 am
Family storytimes offered at 10:30, 11:30, and 1:30. Drop by for Family storytime fun!
New Glasgow Library
2018-01-31 3 PM
182 Dalhousie Street
New Glasgow , NS / N.-É B2H 5E3
902-752-8233
January 31, 2018
3 pm
Come celebrate the Family Literacy Day with Mr J and the “The Magic of Reading Show.” ‘The Magic of Reading’ is a high-energy, interactive, feel-good magic show for the whole family. This event is generously sponsored by the Pictou County Continuous Learning Association. Everyone is welcome!
New Glasgow Public Library
2018-01-25 10 AM
New Glasgow Public Library 182 Dalhousie Street
New Glasgow, NS / N.-É B2H 5E3
902-752-8233
January 25, 2018
10 am
Celebrate Family Literacy Day during this special Storytime, with guest readers Julie Martin, Bob Broadway and Bob's guide dog. Bob and Julie are both visually impaired and are excited to read stories with the kids! For more information, please contact the New Glasgow Library.
Pictou Public Library
2018-01-27 10 AM
40 Water Street (2nd floor)
Pictou, NS / N.-É B0K 1H0
902-485-5021
January 27, 2018
10 am
Join us for a special family storytime with some very special readers as they share their love for books and reading. Bring your special book to share with everyone, all are welcome!
Pictou Public Library
2018-01-27 2 PM
40 Water Street (2nd floor)
Pictou, NS / N.-É B0K 1H0
902-485-5021
January 27, 2018
2 pm
Family Snowman Building Fun! ... Using available materials, join us and create the most unique snowman! (All materials provided.) For more information, call (902) 485-5021.
River John Public Library
2018-01-27 10 AM
2725 West Branch Road
River John, NS / N.-É B0K 1N0
902-351-2599
January 27, 2018
10 am
Join us at the library today, as we celebrate Family Literacy Day & Imagination Saturdays together! Read a book aloud, play a game, make a super craft, try out the 3D printer, build with LEGOS & giant building blocks, and more. Let your imagination run wild! Create something cool to take home - all are welcome!
Stellarton Library
2018-01-25 6 PM
Stellarton Public Library 248 Foord Street
Stellarton, NS / N.-É B0K 1S0
902-755-1638
January 25, 2018
6 pm
Snuggle Up & Read! Join us tonight for a special PJ Party/Family Storytime for Family Literacy Day! Kids & parents are welcome to come dressed to snuggle (in pjs) & bring their favorite stuffie to snuggle too!
Stellarton Public Library
2018-01-27 11 AM
248 Foord Street
Stellarton, NS / N.-É B0K 1S0
902-755-1638
January 27, 2018
11 am
Join us at the library today, as we celebrate Family Literacy Day & Imagination Saturdays together! Read a book aloud, play a game, make a super craft, build with LEGOS & giant building blocks, and more. Let your imagination run wild! Create something cool to take home - all are welcome!
Stellarton Public Library
2018-01-25 3 PM
248 Foord Street
Stellarton , NS / N.-É B0K 1S0
902-755-1638
January 25, 2018
3 pm
It's time to test your LEGOability! ... join us afterschool today for a LEGO Challenge for Family Literacy Day! All welcome. For more information, please contact the Stellarton Library (902-755-1638).
Trenton Public Library
2018-01-23 2 PM
1 Forge Street
Stellarton, NS / N.-É B0K 1N0
902-752-5181
January 23, 2018
2 pm
Join us this week at the library, as we celebrate Family Literacy Day everyday! Share with us your all-time family favorite stories to read aloud together! We invite you to drop by & read aloud at the library, snap a selfie to share, and try our doodle table too! For more information, please call the Trenton Library at (902) 752-5181.
Westville Public Library
2018-01-25 1 PM
2042 Queen Street
Westville, NS / N.-É B0K 2A0
902-396-5022
January 25, 2018
1 pm
Join us for a special Pete the Cat preschool storytime to celebrate Family Literacy Day! All are welcome! This is a weekly library program for children ages 3-5 years. Join us for stories, crafts, games and more! For more information, call (902) 396-5022.
Westville Public Library
2018-01-26 10 AM
2042 Queen Street
Westville, NS / N.-É B0K 2A0
902-396-5022
January 26, 2018
10 am
Join local musician Heather for a morning of musical fun as we celebrate Family Literacy Day! There will be finger plays, musical instruments and lots of movement. Heather has a background in Music Therapy and believes in supporting children's development using music. For more information, call (902) 396-5022.
NT / T.N.-O
NU / NU
ON / Ont
Middlesex County Library - Ailsa Craig Branch
2018-01-27 10 AM
147 Main Street
Ailsa Craig, ON / Ont N0M 1A0
519-293-3441
January 27, 2018
10 am
Join us at the Ailsa Craig Library to discover how to make every day Family Literacy Day with help from your library! Friday January 26 - Storytime at 10:30am and drop in activities until 4pm Saturday January 27 - special drop in activities 10am-1pm.
SD&G County Library - Alexandria Branch
2018-01-27 10 AM
170A MacDonald Blvd.
Alexandria, ON / Ont K0C 1A0
613-525-3241
January 27, 2018
10 am
We will have play dough available and letter stickers so kids can build or write their names with letters. We will also showcase Barbara Reid's books.
Ramara Township Public Library
2018-01-27 9 AM
5482 Highway 12
Atherley, ON / Ont L3V 6H7
705-325-5776
January 27, 2018
9 am
The Atherley branch library will be hosting a 20th year Family Literacy Day celebration with multiple different stations that families can play, learn and have fun at! Play at your own speed and do as much or as little as you wish. There will be fun for ALL ages! Drop in between 9:30AM and 2:30PM.
Burlington Public Library
2018-01-27 10 AM
2331 New St.
Burlington, ON / Ont L7R 1J4
January 27, 2018
10 am
Drop by our activity stations to learn how your family can be a literacy-friendly family. Drop in at ALL BPL LOCATIONS from 10am-2pm. Come to Family Storytime at Alton and Central 10:30am-11am.
Chatham Kent Early ON Child and Family Centres
2018-01-27 10 AM
79 Eugenie St.
Chatham, ON / Ont N7M 3X9
226-312-2023 x2311
January 27, 2018
10 am
Early ON staff together with local community partners will set up child friendly early literacy stations/reading tent where children and their families can play, create, read and learn together!
Chatham-Kent Public Library
2018-01-26 10 AM
Chatham-Kent Public Library 120 Queen Street
Chatham, ON / Ont N7M 2G6
519-354-2940
January 26, 2018
10 am
Drop in to the Chatham Branch of the Chatham-Kent Public Library on January 26 and 27 to check out a 15 Minutes of Fun Family Pack.
Springwater Public Library
2018-01-27 1 PM
80 Queen Street West
Elmvale, ON / Ont L0L 1P0
705-322-1482
January 27, 2018
1 pm
To help celebrate Family Literacy Day 2018 we are hosting a free drop in program for families to make a button tree. We provide the canvas, the paint, the glue and the buttons along with picture suggestions to help with inspiration so they can make their own awesome Button Family Tree Art Project! Registration is required.
LAMP EarlyON Centre
2018-01-27 9 AM
185 Fifth Street
Etobicoke, ON / Ont M8V 2Z5
416-252-9701 x244
January 27, 2018
9 am
Local MPP will attend and read stories to the children. Indoor winter activities, book raffle, pancake breakfast and circle time with a special guest.
St. Joseph Catholic School
2018-01-26 9 AM
235 Georgianna Street
Gananoque, ON / Ont K7G 1M9
613-453-5633
January 26, 2018
9 am
Our whole school community rotates through a variety of stations throughout the day. This year we are focusing on goal setting and team work. Local athletes and an Indigenous Educator coming are in as guest speakers. Our environmental club is setting up a book swap to discuss how we can help the environment in simple ways.
Guelph Public Library
2018-01-27 1 PM
Guelph Public Library - Main Library, 100 Norfolk Street
Guelph, ON / Ont N1H 4J6
519-824-6220
January 27, 2018
1 pm
Everyone will have fun at this action packed, family event! First, Athena McQueen will present a dazzling drag queen storytime followed by music with Mr. Chris and the Gassy Bubbles. Enjoy face painting, science activities with Life Gears Academy and so much more! Family fun for everyone! All ages.
Hamilton & District Council of Cooperative Preschools
2018-01-25 9 AM
21 Stone Church Rd. West
Hamilton, ON / Ont L9B 1A1
905-531-6950
January 25, 2018
9 am
It will be a morning of music and education with author Suzie Sunshine presenting her book series on great composers, to introduce classical music to children.
Helen Detwiler
2018-01-31 8 AM
Helen Detwiler School 320
Hamilton, ON / Ont L9C 2E3
905-574-2662
January 31, 2018
8 am
Bring your favourite book to school to share with your friends. We will also wear our pajamas and bring a blankie or snuggly animal to snuggle with while we are reading.
Keyworth Early Learning Centre
2018-01-22 9 AM
22 Morton Dr.
Kanata, ON / Ont K2L 1X1
613-838-6339
January 22, 2018
9 am
The toddlers will draw and their comments on their drawing will be scribed on the drawing for them. Their photo plus their name underneath will be added and these drawings will be compiled into a laminated book that we can read to them or they can look at on their own.
Keyworth Early Learning Centre
2018-01-22 9 AM
22 Morton Dr
Kanata, ON / Ont K2L 1X1
613-836-6339
January 22, 2018
9 am
We will read the book “Chicka Chicka Boom Boom" (about the alphabet climbing up a coconut tree and it all falling down) to the Toddler group and follow it with a special rendition of ABC where climbing a tree and finally toppling over actions are added.
Keyworth Early Learning Centre
2018-01-25 9 AM
22 Morton Dr
Kanata, ON / Ont K2L 1X1
613-836-6339
January 25, 2018
9 am
The group of toddlers will draw on the chalkboard pictures of trees, flowers. mommy, daddy then label what we've drawn. Explaining “these letters say tree.“ When the toddlers begin assigning labels to what they've drawn, write the appropriate word underneath for them.
St. Francis of Assisi Catholic School
2018-01-25 6 PM
141 Wiley Street
Kingston, ON / Ont K7K 5B5
613-546-5981
January 25, 2018
6 pm
Celebrating Family Literacy Day with events at the school including a storytime and Scholastic Book Fair.
SD&G County Library, Lancaster Branch
2018-01-24 10 AM
SD&G County Library, Lancaster Branch 195 Military Road
Lancaster, ON / Ont K0C 1N0
613-525-2558
January 24, 2018
10 am
The Lancaster branch invites preschool children with their parent or caregiver for a Family Literacy Tot-Time. Parents/caregivers will read to the group followed by activities, songs, and crafts all based on the stories. We hope to continue to inspire a love of reading and song that will last a lifetime.
London Public Library
2018-01-27 10 AM
251 Dundas St.
London, ON / Ont N6A 6H9
519-661-5100 x 5850
January 27, 2018
10 am
A large and fun celebration with multiple community partners, each providing free, engaging activities for children, at the Central Library, from 10 am - 2 pm! A free, special theatrical presentation of "Beauty and the Beast" by DuffleBag Theatre at 11 am in the Wolf Performance Hall. DuffleBag Theatre is presented by Prologue to the Performing Arts.
London Public Library and Community Partners
2018-01-27 10 AM
251 Dundas St.
London, ON / Ont N6A 6H9
519-521-5921
January 27, 2018
10 am
Fun-tastic Community Celebration of Family Literacy. A free, drop-in event for families will be held at the Central Library with giveaways, prizes, crafts, pizza, games and a free, live theatre performance. Tickets for the performance will be available beginning at 10am Saturday, January 27 at the Central Library.
LUSO Community Services
2018-01-27 11 AM
355 Belfield Street Family Centre Carling-Thames
London, ON / Ont N5Y 2K3
January 27, 2018
11 am
The event is free for families to attend from 11-2pm and will include activities for children such as crafts, games, story time, yoga, and art. Our theme this year is Camp Read S'More! All our activities will have a focus on learning about and appreciating the environment, woodland animals, and camp songs/stories. We will even have story time around a "camp fire" with hot chocolate and snacks provided.
Middlesex County Library Melbourne Branch
2018-01-25 3 PM
6570 Longwoods Rd
Melbourne , ON / Ont N0L 1T0
519-289-2405
January 25, 2018
3 pm
We are putting out activities throughout the library and families are invited to participate. We have used some of your great ideas. The events will be out during our open hours from Jan 23-26.
Perth Care For Kids/ Perth Middlesex Early Years
2018-01-27 9 AM
177 Frances St R.R. 5
Mitchell, ON / Ont N0K1N0
519-348-8618
January 27, 2018
9 am
Community Book Exchange. Books will be collected the week before January 27 and then on January 27, people will be able to come to Westfield Elementary School in Listowel to choose FREE new-to-you books.
Mount Brydges Library
2018-01-27 11 AM
22501 Adeladie Rd
Mount Brydges , ON / Ont N0L 1W0
519-264-1061
January 27, 2018
11 am
Family Literacy Day Storytime, craft and scavenger hunt.
Town of Orangeville Public Library
2018-01-27 11 AM
1 Mill Street
Orangeville, ON / Ont L9W 2M2
519-941-0610
January 27, 2018
11 am
Fun literacy based games and activities for the family to engage in together at the Mill Street library from 11 to 3 p.m. Local children's author Carolyn J. Morris will do a special interactive storytime starting at 1 p.m.
Orillia Youth Centre
2018-01-27 1 PM
9 Front Street South
Orillia, ON / Ont L3V 4S1
705-330-6239
January 27, 2018
1 pm
I’m co-author of the Paige Maddison Series. We’ll have an ice-breaker singing karaoke – reading from screen; a presentation of my journey as a writer; kids will do anagrams; write a short story around a quote from our bestseller Shine Your Light, read it aloud; followed by a book signing and snacks.
St. Hedwig Catholic School
2018-01-26 12 PM
410 Olive St.
Oshawa, ON / Ont L1H 2R2
905-439-1133
January 26, 2018
12 pm
We will host a WE Read hour in the school gym where the entire school will share their of love books and READ TOGETHER.
Ottawa Public Library
2018-01-21 2 PM
Centrepointe Studio Theatre / Studio du Théâtre Centrepointe 101 Centrepointe Drive / 101, promenade Centrepointe
Ottawa, ON / Ont K2G 5K7
613-580-2400
January 21, 2018
2 pm
Come celebrate Family Literacy Day and enjoy a musical performance with Kattam and his tams-tams/Venez célébrer la Journée de l'alphabétisation familiale et profiter d'un spectacle musical de Kattam http://bit.ly/2Bm4Mmj
Peterborough Family Literacy Day Committee
2018-01-27 9 AM
Peterborough Square 340 George St N,
Peterborough, ON / Ont K9H 7E8
705-748-9144 x338
January 27, 2018
9 am
Family Literacy Day welcomes people at 9:15. Singer and Storyteller Nathalie Vachon will perform at 9:25 and again at 11:00. At 10:00 Reader's Theatre will perform Green Eggs and Ham. There will be a craft area, button making, local organizations offering literacy information, healthy snacks, and mascots. The highlight of the event will be the choice of a free book for each child who attends.
Holy Angels School
2018-01-26 1 PM
210 Winnipeg St.
Schreiber, ON / Ont P0T 2S0
807-824-2553
January 26, 2018
1 pm
Together as a school family, we will read Snow Globe Family and then write a story about our snow globe family and make our own snow globes. We will encourage everyone to read and to share books they are not longer using.
West Nipissing Public Library
2018-01-27 2 PM
225 Holditch Street Suite 107
Sturgeon Falls, ON / Ont P2B 1T1
705-753-2620
January 27, 2018
2 pm
Come celebrate Family Literacy Day at the Sturgeon Falls Branch of the West Nipissing Public Library! Please join us for a bilingual English/French story time followed by a "Fabric Letters" craft with FREE snacks! All ages are welcome. Registration is not required - just drop in! For more information, please call 705-753-2620 or visit www.wnpl.ca.
The Blue Mountains Public Library
2018-01-27 2 PM
173 Bruce St. S. Box 580
Thornbury, ON / Ont N0H 2P0
519-599-3681
January 27, 2018
2 pm
Children's Book Display and Interactive Program. Families will be joining us at the L.E. Shore Memorial Library branch to hear reviews of popular interactive books for youth, including picture books, board books, junior fiction, and early readers. There will be a large story time for all, followed by family reading circles.
Middlesex County Library - Thorndale Branch
2018-01-27 10 AM
21790 Fairview Rd. PO Box 88
Thorndale , ON / Ont N0M 2P0
519-461-1150
January 27, 2018
10 am
Snow You Tell Me craft: 10am-2pm Special Storytime: 10:30am-11am Find ABC Letters Scavenger Hunt: 10am-2pm Watch A Book on the big screen: A Dog’s Purpose: 12-2pm Join us on Saturday January 27th to discover how to make every day Family Literacy Day with help from your library!
Frontier College
2018-01-27 10 AM
County Fair Mall 1020 Dawson Rd
Thunder Bay, ON / Ont P7B 1K6
807-285-3343
January 27, 2018
10 am
Join Frontier College and friends on January 27th while we celebrate Family Literacy Day®. We will be hosting an interactive Literacy Day event promoting everyday ways to support literacy and learning in your home and on the go. Come take part in our learning stations and finish with a new book.
Danforth/Coxwell Library
2018-01-27 2 PM
1675 Danforth Ave
Toronto, ON / Ont M4C 5PZ
416-393-7783
January 27, 2018
2 pm
Bingo: Favourite Reads. Who will be the first person to fill out their card and win a prize? Join us and find out! Fun for the whole family.
Runnymede Branch - Toronto Public Library
2018-01-06 10 AM
2178 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON / Ont M6S 1M8
416-393-7697
January 06, 2018
10 am
Books lead to crafts, crafts lead to activities, and activities lead to "Craftivity Time." Join us for a new story each week with activities based around the book. Most suitable for ages 4-7. Drop-in, no registration required.
Toronto Public Library
2018-01-06 2 PM
1906 Sheppard Ave. West
Toronto, ON / Ont M3L 1Y7
416-395-5537
January 06, 2018
2 pm
There’s a monkey at the puppet show! How do we get him to stay? Come laugh along with Mike Harding of Applefun Puppetry! 45-minutes of singing and silliness! Afterwards, everyone learns how to make a paper puppet to take home. Ages 2 to 6. Drop-in only.
Toronto Public Library
2018-01-27 11 AM
228 Roncesvalles Avenue
Toronto, ON / Ont M6R 2L7
416-393-7671
January 27, 2018
11 am
Join us for a special Barbara Reid-themed Family Storytime followed by a plasticine craft.
Toronto Public Library
2018-01-27 2 PM
295 Alton Towers Circle
Toronto, ON / Ont M1V 4P1
416-396-3645
January 27, 2018
2 pm
Celebrate Family Literacy Day by learning how to create a secret message book! A fun game of BINGO will be played at the end of the session and book prizes will be awarded to the winners!
Toronto Public Library
2018-01-04 10 AM
40 Orchard View Boulevard Room 200
Toronto, ON / Ont M4R 1B9
416-393-7610
January 04, 2018
10 am
Interactive Music and Movement with Children's Music Specialist Nancy Kopman
Toronto Public Library
2018-01-05 10 AM
40 Orchard View Blvd Main Floor
Toronto, ON / Ont M4R 1B9
416-393-7610
January 05, 2018
10 am
Frozen Storytime: Meet Elsa
Toronto Public Library
2018-01-15 4 PM
40 Orchard View Blvd Main Floor Program Room
Toronto, ON / Ont M4R 1B9
416-393-7610
January 15, 2018
4 pm
After School Club - Family Literacy Month: Join us after school for a book themed craft. Jan 15 & Jan 29.
Toronto Public Library
2018-01-06 11 AM
40 Orchard View Blvd Main Floor Program Room
Toronto, ON / Ont M4R 1B9
416-393-7610
January 06, 2018
11 am
Family Literacy Month Bookmark Contest: Join us and create your own bookmarks! Enter your own original design to our annual bookmark contest. Ages 0-13.
Toronto Public Library
2018-01-13 2 PM
496 Birchmount Road
Toronto, ON / Ont M1K 1N8
416-396-8890
January 13, 2018
2 pm
Join us for a circle of sharing and an art project with author Monique Gray Smith from Victoria, BC, and enjoy a reading from her book, My Heart Fills with Happiness. To register, call 416-396-8890. Saturday, January 13, 2018, 2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Location: Albert Campbell Library, Auditorium
Toronto Public Library
2018-01-13 2 PM
207 C- 1571 Sandhurst Circle
Toronto , ON / Ont M1V 1V2
416-396-3809
January 13, 2018
2 pm
We are conducting Library Bingo. Families will learn about famous, authors and popular literary characters while enjoying a free game of BINGO and win some prizes.
Toronto Public Library
2018-01-27 1 PM
1700 Wilson Ave
Toronto , ON / Ont M3L 1B2
416-395-5471
January 27, 2018
1 pm
We will be hosting a bookbinding program for children and adults.
Toronto Public Library - Bridlewood Branch
2018-01-19 11 AM
157A - 2900 Warden Avenue Bridlewood Mall
Toronto, ON / Ont M1W 2S8
416-396-8961
January 19, 2018
11 am
Our program will be called "P is for Play, P is for Pie" and will include stories, rhymes, songs, and reading activities for the whole family.
Toronto Public Library, Lillian H. Smith Branch
2018-01-27 10 AM
Lillian H. Smith Branch 239 College Street
Toronto, ON / Ont M5T 1R5
416-393-7746
January 27, 2018
10 am
The children's staff at the Lillian H. Smith Library will be hosting a special storytime which will include a puppet show based on an old folktale, Nail Soup. Fun for the whole family!
Quinte West Public Library
2018-01-02 10 AM
7 Creswell Drive
Trenton, ON / Ont K8V 6X5
613-394-3381
January 02, 2018
10 am
Celebrate Family Literacy Month by playing Family Literacy Bingo! Complete the reading challenges and be entered into the draw for a gift package of books and board games. Contest runs Jan 2-31.
Tweed Public Library
2018-01-27 12 PM
230 Metcalf Street
Tweed, ON / Ont K0K 3J0
613-478-1066
January 27, 2018
12 pm
At the conclusion of our monthly meeting of the Building Imagination Lego club, children and their parents are invited to stay for an interactive story time with a local early childhood educator. He will be reading the Farmer's Wife by Idries Shah.
Early Literacy Alliance Waterloo Region
2018-01-28 10 AM
550 King St N
Waterloo, ON / Ont N2L 5W6
519-571-1626
January 28, 2018
10 am
The goal of this Family Literacy Event is: *to run a fun, free family event that promotes intergenerational literacy which attracts families with children * to provide the participating non-profit organizations with a place to engage participants in interactive family literacy activities and promote their services to the community
PE / Î.-P.-E
Alberton Public Library
2018-01-23 6 PM
11 Railway St
Alberton, PE / Î.-P.-E C0B 1B0
902-231-2090
January 23, 2018
6 pm
Learn at Play, Every Day Pajama Party! Bring the whole family to this Family Literacy Day event. Make-a-story and word games, fun, food and prizes.
LM Montgomery Elementary School
2018-01-26 9 AM
69 Macwilliams Road
Charlottetown, PE / Î.-P.-E C1C 1L4
902-368-4150
January 26, 2018
9 am
We will talk about Barbara Reid and her books and use the items that come in the package you will be sending.
Stratford Public Library
2018-01-27 11 AM
25 Hopeton Rd
Stratford, PE / Î.-P.-E C1B 1T6
902-569-7441
January 27, 2018
11 am
Play Dough and Learn! Join us for stories and create Barbara Reid inspired art to celebrate Family Literacy Day. Learn how to make your own play dough, or use some of the premade colours.
PEI Public Library Service
2018-01-27 10 AM
57 Central Street
Summerside, PE / Î.-P.-E C1N 1B1
902-368-4641
January 27, 2018
10 am
Celebrate Family Literacy Day with the PEI Public Library Service and the PEI Literacy Alliance! Storytimes, puppet shows, live music, book giveaways and more!
QC / Qc
Maison alpha ABC Côte-Nord
2018-01-28 9 AM
6, avenue Radisson
Baie-Comeau, QC / Qc G4Z 1W4
418-294-2400
January 28, 2018
9 am
Une jeune adulte viendra raconter une histoire qu'elle a inventée. Par la suite, les jeunes pourront faire un bricolage. Une collation santé leur sera remise. Les enfants partiront avec un livre. We will tell a story and have the children do crafts. We will also offer a snack and a free book for the children.
Service de Formation en Alphabétisation de Charlevoix
2018-01-26 12 PM
595, Georges-Édouard Tremblay
Baie-Saint-Paul, QC / Qc G3Z 1V5
418-435-5082
January 26, 2018
12 pm
Les enfants doivent se procurer un dessin dans la bibliothèque de leur municipalité. Le parent doit écrire son nom et coordonnées sur le dessin de son enfant. Il est aussi invité à écrire un court texte sur l’importance de l’écriture et la lecture, à l’endos du dessin. Tous les dessins et textes doivent être remis dans l’une des six bibliothèques de Charlevoix-Ouest. Prix à gagner.
Maison de la famille de Brossard
2018-01-27 1 PM
2210 rue André
Brossard, QC / Qc J4Z 2Z8
450-678-5222
January 27, 2018
1 pm
Dans le cadre de la Journée de l’alphabétisation familiale, venez avec vos petits-enfants créer une histoire.
Chateauguay Valley Literacy Council
2018-01-28 1 PM
Chateauguay Municipal Library 25 Maple Boulevard
Chateauguay, QC / Qc J6J 3P7
450-698-0342
January 28, 2018
1 pm
Discover the Wacky Wonderful World of Dr. Seuss! The Chateauguay Valley Literacy Council (CVLC) will be presenting the story ‘Wacky Wednesday’ as an interactive reading activity. Children and parents will be invited to contribute while we explore reading techniques, vocabulary, and spelling in a fun and entertaining way. Age: 5 to 10 years old Cost: Free
Montreal Children's Hospital
2018-01-24 9 AM
1001 Blvd. Decarie PK Subban Atrium
Montreal,, QC / Qc H4A 3J1
514-412-4400 x 23640
January 24, 2018
9 am
Book give-away, information kiosks, reading corner.
Family Ties New Carlisle
2018-01-27 10 AM
208A Gerald D Levesque
New Carlisle, QC / Qc G0C 1Z0
418-752-7265
January 27, 2018
10 am
Family Ties will playing minute-to-win it games, word games, have crafts, story-telling, outdoor activities, and have a quiet story corner. After the activities, lunch will be provided. Fun for the whole family, from 0-99 years old!
Une Affaire de Famille
2018-01-27 1 PM
19, rue Bridge
Ormstown, QC / Qc J0S1K0
450-829-3782
January 27, 2018
1 pm
Lecture avant la sieste aux haltes garderies.
La Petite Maison de Pointe-Calumet
2018-01-26 7 PM
861 boul de la chapelle
Pointe-Calumet, QC / Qc J0N 1G2
450-974-7556
January 26, 2018
7 pm
La Petite Maison de Pointe-Calumet organise, dans le cadre de la journée d'alphabétisation familiale, une course au trésor suivi d'une lecture de conte, le tout sous la thématique "des monstres"! Jeux, lecture de conte, collation en famille!
Bibliothèque publique de Pointe-Claire
2018-01-28 3 PM
100, avenue Douglas-Shand
Pointe-Claire, QC / Qc H9R 4V1
514-630-1218 #1628
January 28, 2018
3 pm
HEURE DU CONTE DES TOUTOUS (inscription requise) Dans le cadre de la Journée de l’alphabétisation familiale. L’organisme Alphabétisation sans limites sera présent dans la bibliothèque pour promouvoir la lecture.
Pointe-Claire Public Library
2018-01-28 1 PM
100, Douglas-Shand Avenue
Pointe-Claire, QC / Qc H9R 4V1
514-630-1218 x 1628
January 28, 2018
1 pm
STUFFED ANIMAL STORY HOUR (Registration Required) To celebrate Family Literacy Day, children are invited to attend this special story hour. The Literacy Unlimited organization will be promoting reading at the entrance of the library.
Pointe-Claire Public Library, Valois branch
2018-01-26 6 PM
68 Prince-Edward Avenue
Pointe-Claire, QC / Qc H9R 4C7
514-630-1218 x 1628
January 26, 2018
6 pm
PYJAMA STORY HOUR AND SLUMBER PARTY FOR TEDDY BEARS, Registration required. Children can attend a pyjama story hour with their teddy bear (or stuffed animal), which they will then leave at the Library. Their teddy bear will play with the other stuffed animals, sleep over and have breakfast. Bear pick-up time starting at 1 p.m. the following day.
North Shore Community Association
2018-01-27 1 PM
Bibliothèque le Manuscrit de Port-Cartier 21 Rue des Cèdres
Port-Cartier, QC / Qc G5B 2W5
418-296-2545
January 27, 2018
1 pm
Free Story-Time event for 0-5 years to celebrate the joy of reading. A selection of stories in English are read, as well as a fun craft to be made, and a tasty snack will be served. We invite all children and their parents/caregivers to come along and participate.
Ressource Espace Familles
2018-01-24 10 AM
Centre de loisirs St-Mathieu 1000 rue Bar-le-Duc, Québec
Québec, QC / Qc G1W 4X6
418-681-9740
January 24, 2018
10 am
L'activité célébrée se réalisera au sein du programme Mômes et compagnie, offert par l'organisme Ressource Espace Familles, sous le thème de bye bye les microbes. La lecture en groupe sera dédiée à la journée de l'alphabétisation.
La Maison de la famille de Rouyn-Noranda
2018-01-27 9 AM
380 Ave Richard local 110
Rouyn-Noranda, QC / Qc J9X 4L3
819-764-2521
January 27, 2018
9 am
Pour chaque enfant participant, un livre lui sera remis.
L'ABC des Hauts Plateaux
2018-01-27 5 PM
21, rue Principale
Saint-Pamphile, QC / Qc G0R 3X0
418-356-3737 x114
January 27, 2018
5 pm
Concours - Prend un portrait de toi avec ton livre préféré et ensuite publie ta photo sur notre page Facebook! Plusieurs beau prix sont à gagner.
Literacy in Action
2018-01-25 5 PM
7 Connolly Street
Sherbrooke, QC / Qc J1M 1L8
January 25, 2018
5 pm
This is our annual Storytelling evening where you're invited to slow down with us, hear some stories, make a bookmark, drink some hot chocolate, and find out what kind of resources we have at Literacy in Action for parents and adult learners.
Literacy in Action
2018-01-27 1 PM
272 Dufferin Street
Stanstead, QC / Qc J0B 3E2
January 27, 2018
1 pm
Help us celebrate Family Literacy Day in Stanstead! We’ll bring the art supplies, provide some suggestions, but you can make whatever you want.
Pour tous les Bouts de Chou
2018-01-27 9 AM
201 Chemin Kipawa
Temiscaming, QC / Qc J0Z 3R0
819-627-7018
January 27, 2018
9 am
Come join us and build a board game! Construction d'un jeu de société!
SK / Sask
Bienfait Public Library Branch
2018-01-24 10 AM
414 Main Street
Bienfait, SK / Sask S0C 0M0
306-388-2995
January 24, 2018
10 am
We will have a Storytelling Pyjama Party with stories, games and puzzles.
Biggar Lionel A. Jones Library
2018-02-15 6 PM
202 3rd Ave. West
Biggar, SK / Sask S0K 0M0
306-948-3911
February 15, 2018
6 pm
On February 15, Dani Vavra, kindergarten teacher, will be doing a presentation to parents interested in helping children improve their reading skills. We will be promoting it on our social media and we will have information for parents to pick up starting January 27 till February 17.
Carnduff Integrated Public Library
2018-01-27 1 PM
506 Anderson Avenue
Carnduff, SK / Sask S0C 0S0
1-306-482-3255
January 27, 2018
1 pm
This will be a drop-in event. The children will be given different tasks to complete, including: wear an article of clothing you can read, read a book with your parents or grandparents, color a bookmark, draw a picture from one of your favorite story books, charades, Lego Station, put together a puzzle. Upon completion of the tasks, they will receive a book to take home.
Estevan Public Library
2018-01-29 5 PM
701 Souris Ave
Estevan, SK / Sask S4A 2T1
306-636-1621
January 29, 2018
5 pm
We will be celebrating family literacy day in 3 ways: 1) Setting up an interactive story walk at a local walking trail. 2) Hosting a family literacy event with the Mayor of Estevan. 3) Hosting a "read my shirt day" in our community.
Grenfell Library Branch - James Kerr Library
2018-01-26 3 PM
710 Desmond Ave. Box 876
Grenfell, SK / Sask S0G 2B0
306-697-2455
January 26, 2018
3 pm
We are inviting all Grandmas, Grandpas, Moms, Dads, Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and Kids to bring their favorite board game or favorite person and play a game with a new friend or family. We will provide some games like Bananagrams, Monopoly Cards and Chinese Checkers.
Kincaid Central School
2018-01-22 10 AM
PO Box 90 10 Youth Avenue
Kincaid, SK / Sask S0H 2J0
306-264-3933
January 22, 2018
10 am
I am planning to have a variety of activities within the school hall and possibly some classrooms that the parents and students will participate in to promote literacy across the curriculum and age levels.
Lake Alma Library (Southeast Regional)
2018-01-26 6 PM
Hwy #18
Lake Alma, SK / Sask S0C 1M0
January 26, 2018
6 pm
We are inviting families to come out and play games and have fun. We will have munchies, board games, card games, story reading with activities, crafts & more.
Moosomin Public Library Branch
2018-01-25 6 PM
701 Main St
Moosomin , SK / Sask S0G 3N0
306-435-2107
January 25, 2018
6 pm
Join us for an evening of family fun playing games! We'll have both board and card games for you to play together. With snacks and door prizes, join us as we celebrate Family Literacy at the Library.
Lakeland Library Region, North Battleford Library
2018-01-27 2 PM
1392 101st Street
North Battleford, SK / Sask S9A 1A2
306-445-3206
January 27, 2018
2 pm
The library will host a STREAM (Science,Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, Math) story time with a learning theme and then allow kids to play with our makerspace products, such as Squishy Circuits and Makey Makeys.
Prince Albert Literacy Network
2018-01-27 1 PM
1403 - Central Avenue (Gateway Mall)
Prince Albert, SK / Sask S6V 7J4
306-922-6736
January 27, 2018
1 pm
Prince Albert Literacy Network will be celebrating Family Literacy Day with a Read, Move, Share! event in the Gateway Mall. On January 27, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. we will invite families to come and engage in 5 different family literacy activities.
Redvers Public Library
2018-01-26 1 PM
23 Railway Avenue
Redvers, SK / Sask S0C 2H0
306-452-3255
January 26, 2018
1 pm
An Afternoon Of Pretend Author/Illustrator reading of books "Penelope: House of Pretend" and "Becoming Buddies." We invite children and their guardians to come in fun dress up clothes or their favourite costumes!
Regina Public Library
2018-01-27 1 PM
2311-12th Avenue All library branches in our city.
Regina, SK / Sask S4P 3Z5
306-777-6109
January 27, 2018
1 pm
On Saturday, January 27th, Regina Public Library will be holding events at nine of our branches from 1:30-3:30 pm. This is a chance for Regina residents to visit their local library and celebrate the joy of reading together. The afternoon will be full of family friendly activities organized by library staff, kicked off by a formal program with library and community leaders.
Southwest Literacy Committee
2018-01-26 9 PM
Swift Current Public Library Maple Creek Public Library and Leader Public Library
Swift Current, Maple Creek and Leader, SK / Sask S9H 2S9
306-778-5477
January 26, 2018
9 pm
We will have local celebrities read Lunch Lady and the League of Librarians. Grade 3 children from the local school will participate. The reading will be followed by hands-on activities. Each child will get a book to take home. Safeway is sponsoring nut free snacks for the children. On January 30, adult ESL learners will bring their children and have a family reading session followed by hands-on activities.
Wadena Elementary School
2018-01-26 8 AM
Box 1150
Wadena , SK / Sask S0A 4J0
306-338-2455
January 26, 2018
8 am
Students, parents and siblings are invited to have breakfast at school from 8:00 – 8:55 in the gym. Bring a book or game from home or choose from those provided to enjoy learning together over a breakfast consisting of a bagel and a drink. Families are encouraged to check out some fun family activity suggestions printed from your website.
White City Public Library
2018-01-27 1 PM
12 Ramm Ave (Community Centre) Box 308
White City, SK / Sask S4L 5B1
306-781-2118
January 27, 2018
1 pm
Healthy Snacks with Cheryl Giambattista. An informative and fun session with local health coach and mother of 6. Get tons of ideas for healthy options, plus tips on how to plan & prep for snacks (while also saving money). Using Simple Swaps to introduce whole real foods to your family. Please register. 781-2118.
Yellow Grass Public Library Branch
2018-01-28 1 PM
101 Millet Street
Yellow Grass , SK / Sask S0G 5J0
1-306-465-2574
January 28, 2018
1 pm
Free skating for all ages Literacy scavenger hunt Book draws Free hot chocolate and cookies
YT / Yn
Yukon Literacy Coalition
2018-01-28 3 PM
100 Main Street
Whitehorse, YT / Yn Y1A 2A8
647-668-8267
January 28, 2018
3 pm
This years Family Literacy Day will have a focus on Physical Literacy. This free, family event will have story time and open crafts, live music, snacks and refreshments, an outdoor weenie roast, skating, sledding, and kick sleds. You can meet and play with a dog mushing team and there will be a fire dancer. Join us in Shipyards Park, Whitehorse from 1-4PM.


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